What Will Your Visit to Chautauqua Look Like?

Create your perfect day at Chautauqua!


Come for the Experience, Stay for the Food

Enjoy delicious appetizers, salads, sandwiches, wine and craft cocktails at the beautiful Athenaeum Hotel on Chautauqua Lake!

Relish casual lakeside dining in Adirondack chairs around firepits with tableside service for beverages

Let’s Have Some Fun!

Beaches

CHQ has always celebrated its connection to the lake, and swimming has remained a popular past-time. 

Recreation

At CHQ you can rent a kayak, canoe, sailboat or bike, fish, golf, visit the Tennis Center and so much more.

Refreshments

Come for a day to relax with friends with lakeside beverages and in a beautiful setting.

Take a Piece of Chautauqua Home with You

Stop at the Gallery Store or one of the many other wonderful place to shop on our Historic grounds and take a piece of Chautauqua with you. Enjoy hand crafted bowls, jewelry, clothes, bags and much more.

A view of artwork for sale at The Gallery Store in Strohl Art Center

The Gallery Store

Find unique treasures at the Gallery Store!

Book display in the Chautauqua Bookstore

The Chautauqua Bookstore

Find new inspiration at the Chautauqua Bookstore.

Display of scarves

More Shops and Services

Discover something new and exciting at one of the many shops on our historic grounds.

Where to Stay

Athenaeum Hotel

The historic Athenaeum Hotel welcomes visitors with lodging that is as comfortable as it is beautiful. Situated on Chautauqua Lake, the Athenaeum offers an environment where guests can rest and relax in close proximity to Chautauqua Institution’s many events and experiences. Stay with one of our all-inclusive packages this summer!

This is the Place

This is the place to be this summer. Make your day a Chautauqua into an adventure. Explore places to dine, shop and play!

Concerts

June 24 @ 7:30 pm Week One (June 24–July 1)

Bonnie Raitt: Just Like That…Tour 2023

Amphitheater

June 28 @ 8:15 pm Week One (June 24–July 1)

Miko Marks

Amphitheater

June 29 @ 8:15 pm Week One (June 24–July 1)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: “Opening Night”

Amphitheater

June 30 @ 4:00 pm Week One (June 24–July 1)

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Norton Hall

June 30 @ 8:15 pm Week One (June 24–July 1)

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Amphitheater

July 7 @ 4:00 pm Week Two (July 1–8)

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Norton Hall

July 7 @ 8:15 pm Week Two (July 1–8)

Straight No Chaser

Amphitheater

July 8 @ 8:15 pm Week Three (July 8–15)

Natalie Merchant with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

Amphitheater

July 12 @ 4:00 pm Week Three (July 8–15)

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Norton Hall

July 13 @ 8:15 pm Week Three (July 8–15)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: Steven Banks, saxophone

Amphitheater

July 14 @ 8:15 pm Week Three (July 8–15)

RAIN – A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES

Amphitheater

July 15 @ 8:15 pm Week Four (July 15–22)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra: Opera & Pops

Amphitheater

July 19 @ 8:15 pm Week Four (July 15–22)

Chanticleer

Amphitheater

July 20 @ 2:00 pm Week Four (July 15–22)

OPERALOGUE La Tragédie de Carmen

Norton Hall

July 20 @ 4:00 pm Week Four (July 15–22)

La Tragédie de Carmen

Norton Hall

July 21 @ 4:00 pm Week Four (July 15–22)

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Norton Hall

July 26 @ 8:15 pm Week Five (July 22–29)

Cécile McLorin Salvant

Amphitheater

July 27 @ 8:15 pm Week Five (July 22–29)

Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra with Alexander Gavrylyuk. piano

Amphitheater

August 1 @ 7:30 pm Week Six (July 29–August 5)

Family Entertainment Series: Bindlestiff Family Cirkus

Amphitheater

August 12 @ 8:15 pm Week Eight (August 12–19)

The Washington Ballet with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra

Amphitheater

August 16 @ 8:15 pm Week Eight (August 12–19)

Bassem Youssef

Amphitheater

August 18 @ 8:15 pm Week Eight (August 12–19)

Girl Named Tom

Amphitheater

August 23 @ 8:15 pm Week Nine (August 19–27)

An Evening With Angélique Kidjo

Amphitheater